A very useful modular tool of the Agriculture Bureau South Australia. Information about soil management, how to describe the own soil and get to know about soil profiles. Module 1 provides an overview of the characteristics of healthy soils, soil classification and erosion potential. Modules 2 and 3 examine the links between soil and nutrition, module 2 from the perspective of crops and module 3 from that of pasture. Soil biota make a significant contribution to the health of your soil and module 4 examines this is in detail. Module 5 focuses on the management of soil moisture including soils' storage properties, summer weed control and PAW. Module 6 is concerned with the barriers-physical, chemical and biological- to effective root growth.
http://bettersoils.soilwater.com.au/modules.htm [Accessed: 09.02.2012]